Training

Sub-1hr session: pace your run

Find your sweet spot with this 60min workout designed to help you both push your pace and manage the pain – perfect as a time-efficient weekend run
19 August 2014 at 16:41

Infographic: six of the UK's best trail runs compared

Key data revealed from half a dozen cracking off-road routes, covering the Lake District, North York Moors, Snowdonia and Scotland
19 August 2014 at 15:40

Elite advice: Craig Alexander on why you should only try to control the controllables

Three-time Ironman world champ Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander, famed for his meticulous preparation, tells Paul Moore about his measured approach
14 August 2014 at 16:25

In pictures: Gordon Ramsay training in California for Ironman World Champs 2014

TV chef puts in the work with his son Jack in Santa Monica after getting another wildcard, with an eye on beating last year’s Kona time of 14hrs
14 August 2014 at 10:53  (2)

How to pace your first sprint distance triathlon

The key to getting a good result is gauging your effort. We tell you how to keep your foot on the gas from start to finish without blowing up
13 August 2014 at 16:47  (1)

Blog: Overcoming colon disease to become a GB triathlete

As a student Michelle Willcocks was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and underwent major surgery; recovering afterwards her Dad brought her some tri mags and a dream took shape…
12 August 2014 at 12:46

What are the main limiting factors for endurance athletes?

We explain why heart function is more important than lung capacity, and what other factors like technique and genetics might also be holding you back on race day
11 August 2014 at 16:23

Blog: Pain and suffering on Zombie Hill at the Norseman

Scottish triathlete and coach Graeme Stewart heads to Norway fully prepared for the 'world’s hardest triathlon’. It doesn’t disappoint…
11 August 2014 at 11:54

Sub-1hr session: Swim pyramids

Get ready to push yourself to your absolute limit with this lung-busting swim workout that promises to boost both fitness and speed in 60mins
08 August 2014 at 15:10

Britain's Adam Walker describes “huge sense of relief” after swimming the seven seas

Swim coach reaches Scotland after crossing the North Channel in just his trunks, having met Portuguese men-of-war, dolphins and tiger sharks in his epic round-the-world challenge
08 August 2014 at 12:34

Challenge Weymouth secures 2015 European Long Distance Champs

Major win for organisers of Dorset's new, premier iron distance race, who just last year were making the hard decision to leave Henley after local resistance to closed roads
07 August 2014 at 15:39

Chris McCormack's 12 top tips for the travelling triathlete

Two-time Ironman world champ shares his advice on fitting training into travel, and dealing with the stresses that all triathletes face when going long-haul
06 August 2014 at 13:23

Oval chainrings – the lowdown

New research shows that the benefits of elliptical chainrings are still inconclusive
05 August 2014 at 17:19

Gallery: Norseman Xtreme Triathlon

Norwegian athletes come top in the legendarily tough Norseman Xtreme Triathlon last weekend, involving racing over 226km of rugged terrain through rain, fog and hail
04 August 2014 at 15:59

Kona age-groupers to get staggered swim starts this October

Age-group field at this year’s Ironman World Championship to get two separate starts, as organisers try to reduce bottlenecks heading into T1
04 August 2014 at 14:55

Blog: Intensely cold swimming and brutal bike climbs at the Alpe D’Huez Long Distance Triathlon

Age-grouper Brian Carlin describes his race last week, where the swim was so cold his face quickly went numb and three huge bike climbs then followed
04 August 2014 at 11:47

Career-first wins for Daerr and Kehoe at Ironman Boulder

Justin Daerr wins two-man tussle with Australia's Richie Cunningham, while Danielle Kehoe beats pre-race favourite Laura Bennett by 23mins
04 August 2014 at 10:38

Beat dizziness after the swim

Are you suffering from T1 head spins? Read our advice and we'll have you blasting through transition in no time
01 August 2014 at 16:14  (1)

Gallery: Alpe d’Huez Long Course Triathlon 2014

British women sweep the silverware with Cat Morrison taking gold, 220 cover star Lucy Gossage nabbing silver and Parys Edwards rounding out the podium with bronze
01 August 2014 at 10:15

Lactic acid: friend not foe

Despite its reputation as a performance limiter, we reveal how lactic acid is actually what boosts your aerobic and anaerobic power…
31 July 2014 at 16:17